(navigation image)
Home Animation & Cartoons | Arts & Music | Community Video | Computers & Technology | Cultural & Academic Films | Ephemeral Films | Movies | News & Public Affairs | Prelinger Archives | Spirituality & Religion | Sports Videos | Television | Videogame Videos | Vlogs | Youth Media
Search: Advanced Search
Anonymous User (login or join us)
Upload

View movie

item imageitem imageitem imageitem image

View thumbnails
Run time: 80 minutes

Play / Download (help[help])

(48.3 M)Windows Media
(69.0 M)QuickTime
(295.4 M)Ogg Video
(330.5 M)512Kb MPEG4
(2.4 G)MPEG2


All Files: HTTPS Torrent (2/0)
[Attribution-ShareAlike]

Resources

Bookmark

Gordon McDowellIs Your Child's Brain Starving? (2003)

something has gone horribly wrong 8-p
Prefer flash? · Embed · Questions/Feedback?

Lecture on how diet can contribute to ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) by Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD. Shot at Mount Royal College, Calgary, Alberta.

Dr. Lyon - "As the director of a medical & research centre, I have explored a variety of potential treatments to improve brain function in children and adults, without the use of drugs like Ritalin. Although I believe there is promise in certain herbal medicines and in non-drug treatments such as biofeedback, I have seen the most profound improvements in learning and behaviour through an intelligently applied nutritional program."

---

Notes from cameraman (Gordon McDowell):
Dr. Lyon later emailed me a copy of his Power Point presentation , which I've incorporated into the video.


This movie is part of the collection: Community Video

Director: Gordon McDowell
Producer: NA
Production Company: NA
Sponsor: NA
Audio/Visual: sound, color
Keywords: Attention; Deficit; ADHD
Contact Information: Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD is Medical and Research Director of <a href="http://www.functionalmedicine.ca/">FunctionalMedicine.Ca</a> <br /> <a href="mailto:gordonmcdowell@gmail.com">Gordon McDowell</a> created the video.

Creative Commons license: Attribution-ShareAlike


Individual Files

Movie Files QuickTime MPEG2 Ogg Video Windows Media 512Kb MPEG4
Is Your Child's Brain Starving? 69.0 MB 
Is Your Child's Brain Starving? 2.4 GB 
295.4 MB 
330.5 MB 
Is Your Child's Brain Starving? 48.3 MB 
Image Files Animated GIF Thumbnail
Is Your Child's Brain Starving? 437.8 KB 
5.3 KB 
Information FormatSize
ADHD-IsYourChildsBrainStarving_files.xml Metadata [file] 
ADHD-IsYourChildsBrainStarving_meta.xml Metadata 3.8 KB 
ADHD-IsYourChildsBrainStarving_reviews.xml Metadata 191.0 B 
Other Files Archive BitTorrent
ADHD-IsYourChildsBrainStarving_archive.torrent 34.3 KB 

Be the first to write a review
Downloaded 7,064 times
Reviews

Credits

Gordon McDowell runs a video blog at opensourcevideo.blogspot.com/, where he posts all of his open source video creations.

Shotlist

00:03:00 - Lack of investigation into environmental factors and diet as contributing factors in ADHD.
00:06:20 - Rise in psychiatric disorders.
00:09:10 - Book: "Healing the Hyperactive Brain".
00:09:40 - ADHD is a brain condition. Executive centers of brain undeveloped and inactive.
00:12:40 - Simulant medication effect on ADHD.
00:14:50 - Brain under siege from neurotoxic exposure.
00:17:02 - Mercury vapor (tooth fillings).
00:23:40 - Magazine: "Environmental Health Perspectives": Organophosphorus pesticide exposure of urban and suburban pre-school children with organic and conventional diets.
00:25:26 - Book: "Generations at Risk".
00:28:40 - Frogs are the 'canaries' of the natural world.
00:32:53 - Fast Food / Junk Food.
00:37:13 - Brain composed 100% of nutrients.
00:37:30 - Setting the Stage for ADHD.
00:40:24 - Measurements of omega fatty acids in test subjects.
00:44:35 - Omega acids require delta-6-desaturase B3/B6/Vit.C/Zn/Mg to be converted into DHA and other fatty acids required by brain.
00:52:22 - Mg supplement.
00:56:00 - Dehydration.
00:56:30 - Brain-gut connection.
00:59:00 - Leaky gut.
01:00:58 - Leaky gut syndrome symptoms.
01:08:00 - Book: "Is Your Child's Brain Starving?"
01:10:45 - Modified food pyramid.
01:11:54 - Smart Nutrition Program.
01:12:05 - Antioxidant phytochemicals.
01:13:17 - ANT PIE (Abstain, Nourish, Toxins, Probiotics, Identify, Eliminate).
01:14:02 - Support detoxification.
01:18:49 - Thanks to "Natural Factors" and "Community Natural Foods".